OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES On New Year’s Eve many moons ago I went to a cocktail party hosted by supreme beings. They had the right sofa, the right cushions, the right scented candle (Diptyque’s Tubéreuse if I recall) and the right shade of Bone on their sitting...
CHRISTMAS SCHMISTMAS

CHRISTMAS SCHMISTMAS

CHRISTMAS SCHMISTMAS When I was 5, I was coaxed into a toy drawer by my big sister. As I lay there, blinking in the dark, I composed an operetta involving two blind orphans drowning in the Caspian sea who are rescued by a lovely Chinese princess wearing a nightie made...
CAMP LOCKDOWN

CAMP LOCKDOWN

CAMP LOCKDOWN Starved of an audience and bored out of my mind, I have recently taken to strutting around the village, Queen blaring in my ears… Gallileo! (gallileo)
 Gallileo! (gallileo), Gallileo Figaro..magnifico –oh-oh-oh- No! No! No! No! No! No! No! whilst...